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Re: SAQ on Xmas Eve canceled.

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  • m0fmt
    Hi All Sad news.... See message from Grimeton.. http://www.alexander.n.se/ ========================================================= SAQ Transmissions
    Message 1 of 20 , Dec 24, 2011
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      Hi All

      Sad news....

      See message from Grimeton.. http://www.alexander.n.se/
      =========================================================
      SAQ Transmissions

      Transmission on Christmas Eve
      We are sorry to announce that we have to cancel today's transmission. We did not get the speed control to work. We deeply regret this.

      Anyway, we wish you all a Merry Christmas!

      =========================================================
      Ho Hum 80+ years you would be a bit shaky on your speed control I guess. Good luck Pete FMT.




      --- In softrock40@yahoogroups.com, "m0fmt" <m0fmt@...> wrote:
      >
      > Hi all
      >
      > If you go to this drop box http://g3zjo.bplaced.net it shows you VLF spectrum and an SAQ transmission.
      > I think g3zjo uses an active antenna but in my experience a wire antenna is just as good.
      >
      > Back to back diodes i.e. two diodes strapped across each other. Anode to cathode. This acts as a voltage limiter if connected across the the mic or line input used for the antenna on the sound card. High voltages can build on a wire antenna and can damage the SC front end. It is recommended. Good luck and 73 Pete FMT.
      >
      > --- In softrock40@yahoogroups.com, "Alan" <alan4alan@> wrote:
      > >
      > >
      > > ----- Original Message -----
      > > From: "Tony
      > > Subject: [softrock40] Re: SAQ on Xmas Eve.
      > >
      > >
      > > >
      > > > Hi,
      > > > Does the antenna connect as, say, a dipole with a feed from each element
      > > > to each of the two connections on a channel of the sound card or can it be
      > > > a simple longwire
      > >
      > > I'd say this is a matter for experiment. But basic soundcard RX is mono, any
      > > screen will be grounded.
      > > A screened feed into the shack would seem a good idea but you may find it
      > > better without grounding the screen.
      > > What suits one location will not necessarily suit another.
      > >
      > > Someone said that back-to-back diodes caused problems, I did not find this
      > > but how about a back-to-back series pair, or even 3?
      > >
      > > 73 Alan G4ZFQ
      > >
      >
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